Infrared Echoes of a Black Hole Eating a Star

Imagen del día (NASA)

This illustration shows a glowing stream of material from a star, disrupted as it was being devoured by a supermassive black hole. The feeding black hole is surrounded by a ring of dust. This dust was previously illuminated by flares of high-energy radiation from the feeding black hole, and is now shown re-radiating some of that energy. via NASA http://ift.tt/2cIf9V1

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